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Kwara APC Asks Saraki To Resign As Senate President

(File) Senate President Bukola Saraki speaks during a plenary at the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. The Kwara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the Senate President Bukola Saraki to emulate Senator Godswill

I Have No Intention To Be Senate President Today, Says Akpabio

Senator Godswill Akpabio   Senator Godswill Akpabio on Wednesday revealed that he has no intention to be the Senate President but he has the intention of becoming what God wants him to be. The former Senate Minority Leader in an

NASS Barricade: Attempt To Impeach Saraki, Make Akpabio Senate Leader, Says Murray-Bruce

Lawmakers denied entry into the National Assembly.   Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has alleged that the heavy presence of security operatives at the National Assembly complex, on Tuesday, is to intimidate lawmakers and enable the impeachment of Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Akpabio Resigns As Senate Minority Leader

  A former Governor of Akwa -Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, has resigned his position as the Minority Leader of the Senate. Akpabio, who represents Akwa-Ibom North-West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, addressed the letter to the Deputy Senate Minority

{Updated} Osinbajo, Senate Majority Leader Meet Behind Closed Doors

Yemi Osinbajo   The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo and Senate Majority Leader, Ahmed Lawan on Monday met behind closed doors in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Lawan asked members of the National Assembly to reconvene in the next few days in

Osinbajo, Senate Majority Leader Meet Behind Closed Doors

Yemi Osinbajo   The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo and Senate Majority Leader, Ahmed Lawan are currently holding a meeting behind closed doors in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The meeting follows the recent gale of defections that have rocked the National

APC Gained Nothing From Saraki As Senate President – Lai Mohammed

File photo: Mr Lai Mohammed   The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has criticised the Senate President’s defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party. The minister said that the ruling party has gained nothing from

Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu In EFCC Custody

File photo of deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu   The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, is in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Ekwewreamdu is said to be undergoing interrogation by the officials of the agency.

BREAKING: Senate President Saraki Dumps APC

(File) Senate President Bukola Saraki speaks during a plenary at the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.   Senate President Bukola Saraki has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Saraki announced

Senate Adjourns Plenary Till September

File Photo of the Senate   The Senate has adjourned plenary till after its long vacation. The lawmakers will be resuming sitting on September 25, 2018. This comes after about 15 Senators on Tuesday defected from the All Progressives Congress

Senate To Probe Oil And Gas Lease Renewal

Senate Chamber (file)   The Senate has resolved to investigate the ongoing oil and gas lease renewal being undertaken by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, and the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR). The lawmakers took

Senate Summons AGF To Explain ‘Controversial’ Executive Order

File photo   The Senate has summoned the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami to appear before lawmakers and explain the constitutional basis for the controversial Executive Order No. 6. The lawmakers stated this

Senate Questions Deployment of 30,000 Policemen In Ekiti, Calls For Reform

File photo   The Senate has questioned the number of policemen deployed to the forthcoming Ekiti Governorship election slated to hold on Saturday. During plenary on Tuesday, Deputy Majority Leader, Bala Ibn Na’allah said that “It is not acceptable for

My Emergence As Senate President Led To My CCT Trial – Saraki

(File) Senate President Bukola Saraki speaks during a plenary at the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.   Dr Bukola Saraki has blamed his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on his emergence as the President